Careers in Information Systems
In the world today you cannot effectively perform without a solid understanding of the role of Information Systems in business and national and global economy. This is the lifeblood of the modern enterprise, making up the single largest portion of capital spending among US corporations.
The Information Systems emphasis focuses on effective
use of Information Technology in business. You are equipped with logical
and analytical thinking in all areas of business and a strong basis for
continued career growth in a variety of growing professions. You will
develop the technical skills, business know-how, and administrative
insights required for acquisition, deployment, and management of IT
resources and services development, operation and evolution of IS
infrastructure for use in accounting, finance, marketing, management,
and other business processes.
Information Systems Emphasis
We emphasize both team and individual work, allowing you to gain critical thinking skills, knowledge, and experience to analyze, design, program, implement, and use information systems.
There are three parts to a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an Information Systems emphasis.
The courses for the Information Systems emphasis may include
- Designing for The Web
- Enterprise Data and Content Management
- Systems Strategy, Architecture, and Design
- Building Business Applications
- Business Data Communications and Networking
Information Systems offers an optional specialization in the following emphases
- Accounting with an optional specialization in Information Systems emphasis teaches the skills the regulatory environment requires to
document accounting and IT systems and
improve the management and disclosure of business processes for
better financial and regulatory controls.
- Financial Management with an optional specialization in Information Systems emphasis gives you computer literacy with your analytical skills, a
quantitative orientation, and a knack for problem solving.
- Human Resources Management with an optional specialization in Information Systems
- Management with an optional specialization in Information Systems focuses on the strategic, technological, financial and organizational issues involved with the effective management of information technology within an enterprise
- Marketing with an optional specialization in Information Systems. With more and more CRMs, ROIs and online marketing opportunities, Information Systems gives you the edge with your Marketing emphasis.
See a Business School Undergraduate Advisor for details.